Alfred Arthur ROE


ROE, Alfred Arthur

Service Number: 4199
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Surrey, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Brompton, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 4 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, McLaren Vale Memorial Wall, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4199, 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4199, 27th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide

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Mr. and Mrs. Roe, of McLaren Vale, late of East-street, Brompton, have been notified that their son, Private Alfred A. Roe, who was previously reported missing, was killed in action in France on August 4. He joined the forces in January and sailed for the front on March 9. Before enlisting he was employed at Dry Creek by Messrs. Bagot, Shakes, & Lewis. He arrived here from England on August 4, 1911, and was in his 20th year. Mr. and Mrs. Roe have another son in camp." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 21 Oct 1916 (